Touching the screen

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Kathryn4812, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. Kathryn4812

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    I have a problem. But I don't need help. I can't stand touching the screen. Because I doubt if I'm using the iPad as it should be used, so far I'm not inconvenienced by just using a stylus. Is there anything I'm missing out on by this just-less-than-phobia?
     
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    sound like just a phobia lol, have you used one before or is it your first time with a touch screen
     
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    First time. Never liked the idea, particularly after seeing the fingerprints all over a friend's iPad. However, pros overcame cons and I decided to go for it. At first I used my fingers, but bought a stylus for using the keyboard. Gradually, I began to use the stylus all the time.
     
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    You are missing the two finger things like zooming on pictures and enlarging print on web articles. And pinch to return. Others may have other favorite finger changes. I do use a stylus for lots of things - helps keep the screen cleaner. But I was attracted to the iPad by the ads showing what you could do with your fingers!
     
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    I use the stylus to enlarge text. Haven't loaded any pictures yet.
     
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    Correction, I've just found 3 photos that were emailed to me, and if I use 2 styluses ( stylii.) I can zoom in and out.
     
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    Sounds like you've got it made! You may need more than two for iOS5, though multi finger taps will be easy.
     
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    Not that I'm obsessive or anything, but I have got three! But I've never tried to use them all at once.
     
  9. graywolf

    graywolf iPad Super Guru

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    I think you need to break that phobia.
    The world is going to touch screens very fast. How will you ever rent a RedBox movie? :D
     
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    I hate touching my screen because of finger prints. I always use a stylus unless I need multitouch to zoom.

    Sent from my 32GB WiFi iPad 2 using iPF
     
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    Twenty or so seconds with a microfiber cloth and all evidence is gone. Not a big deal.
     
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    Modify a glove by duct taping several stylus to your fingers.
     
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    Lol, I like your thinking haha it would be better with elastic bands though :)

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
     
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    Come on everyone. Don't hate on her phobia.
     
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    This is going to sound satirical, but it really isn't. I think you could use something like capacitive chopsticks...
     

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